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Living Safely with Peripheral Neuropathy

36 million people suffer from falls each year, resulting in about 32,000 deaths. In the US, 3 million senior adults are treated for injuries caused by falls due to avoidable accidents. People struggling with peripheral neuropathy often suffer pain and numbness in their feet that can lead to such falls. June is National Safety Month. [...]

National Neuropathy Awareness Week

May 1-8, 2022 is National Neuropathy Awareness Week. An estimated 20 million Americans suffer from some type of peripheral neuropathy. WinSanTor aims to spread awareness about this condition, which affects the lives of millions of people around the world. Living with peripheral neuropathy can be frustrating, but there are ways to manage this condition. This [...]

The Relationship Between Stress and Chronic Pain

There is a close relationship between stress and chronic pain. Stress can make existing pain worse, and chronic pain can lead to increased stress levels. It’s a vicious cycle that can be difficult to break. There are several ways that the two conditions interact. Stress can cause muscles to tense up, leading to pain. It [...]

Peripheral Neuropathy and Invisible Illness

Peripheral neuropathy is one condition that, for many, is considered an invisible illness. The term "invisible illness" refers to any medical condition that is not outwardly visible to others, even healthcare professionals. Invisible illnesses encompass many conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and peripheral neuropathy. People with an invisible illness often look perfectly healthy on [...]

Cancer Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy

Chemotherapy targets fast-dividing cancer cells and other healthy cells in the body, such as those in your bone marrow, the lining of your gastrointestinal tract and your hair follicles. In addition to its effect on rapidly dividing cells, chemotherapy may damage many healthy tissues, including peripheral nerves, leading to peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy can be [...]

Gluten-Free Diets for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that affects nerves outside of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord). Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include loss of sensation, muscle weakness, pain, and abnormal reflex response. For instance, a person may experience pain, numbness, or a "pins and needles" sensation in any part of the body. Diverse [...]

Dealing with Peripheral Neuropathy in the Cold

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that affects the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord. This can include the hands, feet, arms, and legs. Symptoms can vary from person to person, but common symptoms include tingling, numbness, burning sensations, and pain. One of the biggest challenges for people living with peripheral neuropathy is managing their symptoms [...]

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